HE GLANCED SWIFTLY OVER IT, RUNNING HIS EYES UP AND DOWN THE COLUMNS.

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 4: Sir Henry Baskerville

Our breakfast table was cleared early, and Holmes waited in his dressing-gown for the promised interview. Our clients were punctual to their appointment, for the clock had just struck ten when Dr. Mortimer was shown up, followed by the young baronet. The latter was a small, alert, dark-eyed man about thirty years of age, very…

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STANDING OVER HUGO, AND PLUCKING AT HIS THROAT, THERE STOOD A FOUL THING

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 2: The Curse of Baskervilles

“I have in my pocket a manuscript,” said Dr. James Mortimer. “I observed it as you entered the room,” said Holmes. “It is an old manuscript.” “Early eighteenth century, unless it is a forgery.” “How can you say that, sir?” “You have presented an inch or two of it to my examination all the time…

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